Arts Grant News

Selected arts grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.



Taking the arts digital to support a well-rounded education

In this Education Dive article, it promotes digital art classes as a way to encourage digital creativity and build soft skills among students. Focusing on expanding STEM to include the arts,...more

How Digital Art Classes Are Blazing New Trails

Jen Miller, who writes about technology for CIO.com, shares how novel creative applications such as Adobe Creative Cloud can enable students develop crucial soft skills that employers usually...more

The Community Value of the Arts

Jessica Gelter, Executive Director of Arts Alive!, writes how she considers investing and spending donor and foundation money in line with Arts Alive! mission, vision, and donor...more

Peru Rehabilitates Inmates with Music

As a part of a pioneering project to rehabilitate criminals, Peru is creating a prison symphony in time for its bicentennial celebration in 2021. The inmates are already practicing and have...more

Grammy Coalition Leverages Resources, Star Power to Boost Music Education

The Grammy Music Education Coalition aims to leverage its resources to improve music instruction among youth by investing in cash-strapped school districts. To date, a branch of the recording...more

Creatively Advocating for Change Through Art

Vancouver Island University's (VIU's) new Canada Research Chair (Tier 2), Professor Dr. Amanda Wager hopes to create a collaborative and creative community research initiative for upcoming youth...more

Artists Find Inspiration in a Perfect Environment for Creative Ideas

The Xinqiao Art Zone of Songjiang District is being seen as the ideal environment for art, design and creativity among 100 artists and art institutions, thus becoming the city's largest base for the...more

This Village Of Black Artists Has Been A Semi-Secret Creative Haven For 50 Years

St. Elmo Village, a free-spirited arts education complex, has been transformed into one of Los Angeles' under-recognized Black arts hubs. The hub has a long history of activism and has been a...more

Traveling Teacher Brings Creative Projects to Students Young and Old

Art teacher Claire Santellana, of owner of Art to Finish Studio LLC, is travelling across Colorado to bring more art to the community with her painting, sculpting and drawing supplies. For years,...more

$1 M Impact Investment to Revitalize Neighborhoods Through the Arts
Foundation: Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Atlanta-based Souls Grown Deep Community Partnership (SGDCP) has recently announced that it will be committing $1,000,000 to impact investments. The partnership is the sister organization to...more






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New Global Standard to Create Sustainable Food Future


New Global Standard to Create Sustainable Food Future

During the Global Green Growth Forum in Copenhagen, World Resources Institute (WRI) announced the launch of a process to develop a global standard for measuring food loss and waste.


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